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28 Possible Causes for Decreased Platelet Count, Palatal Petechiae, Sore Throat

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Rare complications According to the Mayo Clinic, mono can also cause some of these extremely rare complications: anemia , which is a decrease in your red blood cell count[healthline.com] Infectious mononucleosis should be suspected in patients 10 to 30 years of age who present with sore throat and significant fatigue, palatal petechiae, posterior cervical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One trial assessed sore throat ( Tynell 1996 ).[dx.doi.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    : decreased count Drug-behaviors.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Tonsillopharyngeal/palatal petechiae are seen in GAS infections and infectious mononucleosis.[web.archive.org] Pharyngitis, or sore throat, is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. It often makes it painful to swallow.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rubella

    Signs There may be petechiae on the soft palate (Forchheimer's sign) but this is not diagnostic for rubella.[patient.info] Rash may be preceded by low-grade fever, malaise, anorexia, mild conjunctivitis, runny nose, and sore throat. Asymptomatic rubella virus infections are common.[web.archive.org] throat, and joint pain.[nationaldb.org]

  • Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    throat.[emedicine.medscape.com] Ten patients subsequently decreased their platelet count, although they were able to attain CR after receiving six doses of anti-D (IgG)-coated RBCs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and, in some cases, damage their megakaryocytes (the cells that produce platelets in the bone marrow), causing a decrease in platelet production.[scripps.edu]

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Here we report a pediatric patient with ALL whose platelet counts decreased at the 102nd week of maintenance treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] throat.[emedicine.medscape.com] In patient n. 4 a decrease of platelet counts was noted when CyA had been tentatively discontinued.[haematologica.org]

  • Brazilian Hemorrhagic Fever

    The image below depicts palatal petechiae and hemorrhage in a patient with Ebola virus disease (EVD). Filovirus disease - Ebola fever.[emedicine.medscape.com] He manifested with a fever, malaise, nausea, emesis, headache, myalgia, sore throat, and gingival bleeding. The patient recovered after therapy.[symptoma.com] Fever, headache, myalgia, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and pronounced sore throat were symptoms exhibited in all cases of Sabia infection.[stanford.edu]

  • Marburg Virus Disease

    Other notable findings include conjunctival injection, pharyngitis, petechia, ecchymoses, and palatal exanthem.[symptoma.com] Symptoms significantly associated with being a MVD case included hiccups, anorexia, fatigue, vomiting, sore throat, and difficulty swallowing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later on, however, the symptoms can become more serious, such as nausea, vomiting, chest pain, sore throat, abdominal pain, and severe diarrhea.[newsweek.com]

  • Pancytopenia

    Decrease in all types of white blood cells (revealed by doing a differential count). thrombocytopenia: platelet count 150 109/L. Treatment of the underlying cause.[en.wikipedia.org] Palatal petechiae are suggestive of nonspecific thrombocytopenia. Though rarely seen, gum hypertrophy may suggest monocytic infiltration of leukemia.[clinicaladvisor.com] Abstract A 28-year-old Hispanic woman was admitted to the hospital with fever, sore throat, arthralgia, and a generalized rash of 2 weeks' duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngeal Disease

    : decreased count Drug-behaviors.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Tonsillopharyngeal/palatal petechiae are seen in GAS infections and infectious mononucleosis.[web.archive.org] Pharyngitis, or sore throat, is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. It often makes it painful to swallow.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis Hepatitis

    Tonsillar enlargement, pharyngeal erythema, palatal petechiae, lymphadenopathy, and jaundice were noted.[jidc.org] Symptoms can vary from sore throat, enlarged lymph glands, lethargy and weight loss to more serious clinical manifestations such as myocarditis or hepatitis.[casereports.bmj.com] Rare complications According to the Mayo Clinic, mono can also cause some of these extremely rare complications: anemia , which is a decrease in your red blood cell count[healthline.com]

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